Women made to become comfort women – the Dutch East Indies

The former Netherlands (Dutch) East Indies is present-day Indonesia. The Japanese military occupied the Dutch colony in 1942 during the Pacific War, then placed Dutch nationals in internment facilities and prisoner-of-war camps (90,000 civilians, 40,000 military personnel). Some officials… Read More

A Time To Remember – 4th annual TipTalks

It was a warm Saturday afternoon, on October 7th, when more that 150 people came together at the American Legion in Azusa, for  the 4th annual TipTalks: an educational seminar and social event sponsored by The Indo Project in cooperation with… Read More

First Comfort Women Statue Unveiled in Major Western City

September 22nd, 2017.  By Inez Hollander When statues in this country have become a point for debate with Civil War generals coming down, a new statue in the heart of San Francisco went up on September 22nd. Sadly,… Read More

Response to Japanese Consul to SF Chronicle article of September 22nd, 2017

On behalf on The Indo Project and the Dutch victims of the Second World War in the former Dutch East Indies, I’m deeply disturbed to read the Japanese Consul’s response this morning about the Comfort Women Memorial that… Read More

A TIME TO REMEMBER – educational seminar

The annual TIPTALKS – educational seminar, will be held on October 7th. Join this cultural event organized together with SoCalIndo. Tickets via Eventbrite https://theindoproject.eventbrite.com   The Indo Project Cordially Invites You to the 4th Annual TIP TALKS event… Read More

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: REGARDING BACKPAY ARRANGEMENT

MTM Nieuwenhuizen of the Sociale Verzekeringsbank notified us of the closing date of the Dutch Backpay Arrangement: “The Dutch Backpay Arrangement is intended for those who were alive on August 15th, 2015, and who served with the Dutch… Read More

Annual Commemoration Los Angeles 2017

The annual commemoration ceremonies ‘herdenkingsceremonie,’ was held on Saturday, August 12th at the National Cemetery of Los Angeles. Around 50 people came together out of respect for the fallen forces and civilians, who lost their life in the… Read More

Newsletter SUMMER edition available now.

Click on the links below. TIP SUMMER NEWSLETTER 2017 TIP SPRING NEWSLETTER 2017 TIP WINTER NEWSLETTER 2017 TIP FALL NEWSLETTER 2016 TIP SUMMER NEWSLETTER 2016 TIP SPRING NEWSLETTER 2016 TIP FALL/WINTER NEWSLETTER 2015 TIP SUMMER NEWSLETTER 2015 TIP SPRING… Read More

Dutch public broadcaster Omroep MAX is looking for Dutch emigrants.

For a new documentary series public broadcaster Omroep MAX in The Netherlands is looking for Dutch and Dutch-Indonesian families who left in the 50s for the USA. We are seeking personal stories, photos and videos of the first… Read More

Why the Indische Kwestie Won’t Go Away: Meet Peggy Stein

by Inez Hollander The Eurovision Song Contest can be a blessing and a curse… For the Netherlands, this has always been a mixed bag: Some years we’re required to sing in Dutch (which means we have a (much)… Read More